Timetable of Events


8.30am             NSA Next Generation Competition registrations

8.45am             Judging of stand competitions and Wool on the Hoof classes begin

9.30am             Farm tours begin

10am               Opening ceremony followed by presentation of stand competition winners (North Sheep stage)

10am                   Seminar 1: Support for sheep farming in terms of grants and subsidies

10.30am             Demonstration: Live demonstration of FECPAKG2 system (Fecpak stand) (repeated 2.30pm)

11am               Demonstration: Ben Strugnell - Never waste a dead sheep

                             (North Sheep stage)

11am                  Seminar 2: Looking beyond our shores

12.45pm            Seminar 3: Carbon - understanding the journey to Net Zero and

                            recommendations to maximise both carbon and cost savings

1pm                     Presentation: Dispelling the Halal Myths in the UK consumer market –

                             Dr Awal Fuseini, AHDB Halal Sector Senior Manager

                        (North Sheep stage)

2:30pm               Seminar 4 - Getting on the ladder into the Sheep industry.

2:00pm               Demonstration – Can ‘ewe’ handle it? Ewe body condition scoring - 

                             Dr Nerys Wright, AHDB Knowledge Exchange Manager

                        (North Sheep Stage)

2.50pm            Presentation: British Lamb - as seen in Dubai, Dallas and Durham. Existing and emerging opportunities for lamb export – Dr Phil Hadley, AHDB Director of International Market Development and Dr Awal Fuseini (North Sheep stage)

4pm                 Presentation of NSA Next Generation Shepherd competition winners             

                        (North Sheep stage)

4.30pm            Farm tours finish

5.00pm            Event Closes